Northern Guilford’s C.J. Freeman Wins 10th Bob Sawyer Award of 2015 Season

Posted by Press Release on November 3, 2015 at 3:09 pm under High School | 2 Comments to Read

ROTARY PRESENTS TENTH BOB SAWYER AWARD FOR 2015 SEASON GUILFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Greensboro, NC –The Rotary Club of Greensboro has selected the tenth winner of the 2015 Bob Sawyer Guilford County Football Player of the Week. The award will be presented at the Rotary Meeting on Wednesday, November 04 at 12:40 pm. The meeting takes place at the Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Winner: CJ Freeman
Coach: Johnny Roscoe
School: Northern High School
Jersey Number: 3
Position: Tailback
Northern vs. Northeast Guilford (35-0)

Tailback CJ Freeman had an incredible game on Friday, October 23rd, with four touchdowns, 204 yards rushing, one reception and 11 receiving yards. Freeman’s explosive running game allowed the Nighthawks to claim a shutout over the Rams and advance their record to 7-3.

His coach, Johnny Roscoe, remarks that CJ has been a leader for the Nighthawk offense for the past three years, that he serves as a mentor and role model for other young players, and that he is regularly involved with the community.

Info on Award: The Bob Sawyer Award began in the fall of 2013 for Guilford County High School football players. This award is in honor of long-time coach, athletic director and Greensboro Rotarian, Bob Sawyer, who remains a legend in North Carolina high school athletics. Leading Grimsley High School’s swimming teams to 16 consecutive championships and an unprecedented 15 straight NCHSAA state titles, Sawyer was inducted into the East Carolina University Hall of Fame in 1974, and was enshrined in the NC High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1995.

(Courtesy of D.J. O’Brien III)


  • Just Sayin said,

    Cool to see him win the NW Guilford, Northern Guilford and Page MVP award this week.

  • Andy Durham said,

    Don’t forget Hendon Hooker(Dudley HS) and Amon Harris(Southern Guilford HS) among previous winners too…